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Criminal held after Ghaziabad shootout

IANS  |  Ghaziabad 

One of two criminals who tried to loot a man on a street was overpowered after a with the police here on Wednesday that left a injured, police said.

of Police said the criminals on a scooter tried to loot a person in Vijay Nagar. The victim, however, called the police control room which flashed the message on the

In the meantime, a police patrol noticed two persons rashly driving a scooter. They were told to stop.

Instead, one of them opened fire at the police team, injuring Irshad, and tried to flee. The police personnel fired back. One of the criminals sustained a in his leg and was nabbed.

The arrested criminal was identified as alias Murli of Farukh Nagar. He was an active member of "D-50 gang". He was said to be involved in over a dozen criminal cases.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 18:12 IST
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